High ceilings, love letters scrawled on the walls (please hold me the forgotten way) and mood lighting all add to the romantic charm of this boho haunt. Lucien Bahaj, who also runs the nearby French bistro Lucien, covers the dependable-café-fare beat in these parts. Dishes—like a toasted honey, peanut butter and banana sandwich, or an herb-scattered salmon with parsley risotto and a rich red-wine sauce—are simple and satisfying, if not groundbreaking. The kitchen is open until 2am; put some Nina Simone on the juke and settle in.
Pink Pony (CLOSED)
|Venue name:||Pink Pony (CLOSED)|
176 Ludlow St
|Cross street:||between E Houston and Stanton Sts|
|Opening hours:||Daily 10am–2am|
|Transport:||Subway: F, V to Lower East Side–Second Ave|
|Price:||Average main course: $16. Cash only|